Archive | October, 2012

Your vote matters—in this case to fight hunger in Colorado

‘Tis the season for exercising your right to vote. Right now, you can cast a vote daily to help us win a $50,000 award. Hunger Free Colorado has been selected as one of three nonprofit finalists nationwide for the Innovation in Philanthropy Award, presented by Bank of the West. The third annual Philanthropy Awards is […]

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Struggles in the ‘burbs’: One family’s story about why safety nets are needed

Thirty dollars to budget for groceries is not a hardship for one trip, but imagine if that was your food budget for two weeks. What food would you purchase? How often would you go out to dinner? Now, put yourself in Rachel Jones’ shoes. She not only has to limit the grocery bill to $30 […]

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Help end hunger in Colorado on Make A Difference Day and throughout the year

Hunger is a six-letter word with a much larger implication for more than 800,000 Coloradans. It is a serious and often invisible problem in our state, but one that is solvable. We hear from working parents trying to provide for their children, individuals who have lost their jobs and seniors having to decide between food […]

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